Katherine Fritz is a writer, a costume designer, and a teacher based in Philadelphia, PA. 

Recent costume designs at: DC's Signature Theatre, Arden Theatre Company, Pig Iron Theatre Company, 1812 Productions, Theatre Exile (Barrymore Nomination, Best Costume Design, Annapurna), Inis Nua, InterAct, Azuka, Drexel University, Applied Mechanics, The Riot Group (NYC), Lighting Rod Special, Theatre Horizon, Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company, Lantern Theatre, Act II Playhouse, Quintessence Theatre Group, Team Sunshine Performance Corporation, Delaware Shakespeare Festival, and the Philadelphia Artists' Collective, where she is a Resident Designer and Artistic Associate. She is currently at work with New Paradise Laboratories and the Free Library of Philadelphia, designing an immersive theatrical experience where participants will solve puzzles while learning to discern the difference between fact, fiction, and falsehood.

She's also a writer whose viral blogs Ladypockets and I Am Begging My Mother Not To Read This Blog have garnered millions of views and widespread critical acclaim. Her words have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, Upworthy, Bustle, Refinery 29, American Theatre Magazine, and the Sondheim Review. She's been a featured speaker at WordPress' "Press Publish" blogger conference, discussing authenticity and vulnerability on the internet, and has appeared on several local affiliate NPR stations as a result of her blog. 

Katherine is an adjunct faculty member at Montgomery County Community College's theatre department, and has pinch-hit in college classrooms at Temple University, West Chester University, and Drexel University. She has worked with children of all ages and abilities across the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware Regions, including Theatre Horizon's Autism Drama Program, the McCarter Theatre Company, and the Arden Theatre Company. She is in her fifth year as the Stagecraft instructor at Delaware Theatre Company's "Summer on Stage" program, developing a curriculum that integrates theatrical design with collaboration-based skills.

 In 2017, she launched a satirical GoFundMe campaign to "Buy Pat Toomey's Vote" on Betsy DeVos; her efforts were featured on MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, and successfully raised over $72,000 for education-based charities in the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania region. 

 She's a teacher, a writer, and a storyteller. Email her if you want to know more.